A Deep Dive into Hiring and Training New Talent
In this Automation Unplugged interview, Ron Callis interviews Gordon Isaac, 25 year industry veteran. Gordon is highly experienced in the CE/CI industry, particularly with manufacturer sales and business management. During the interview, Ron and Gordon focused on hiring, recruiting, and training employees with the custom integration space.
Learn from the High-End Audio Expert
In this Automation Unplugged interview, Ron Callis interviews Dave Gilbert, Co-owner and Senior VP of Hi-Fi Sales located in Cherry Hill, NJ. Dave's integration firm is an award-winning exclusive member of the CEPro 100 (#85 in 2017) and founding member of Bravas.
Unique Insight into RMR for AV Professionals
In this Automation Unplugged interview, Ron Callis interviews Mike Maniscalco, the Co-founder and VP of Product for ihiji. Mike's firm is an award-winning software monitoring platform aimed at helping systems integrators and IT professionals easily maintain commercial and residential networks.
Learn a Better Way to Program Crestron
In this Automation Unplugged interview, Ron Callis interviews Troy Morgan, the founder and president of PanTech Design and creator of ADAPT, an innovative tool that cuts Crestron residential programming time in half. Watch the full video here to learn more about Troy's experiences working for Crestron and developing Adapt, his tips on improving programming across your business, and his perspective on changing software trends.
AVNation Meets Automation Unplugged
In this Automation Unplugged interview, Ron Callis interviews Tim Albright, the founder of AVNation and the driving force behind the AVNation network. Watch the full video here to learn more about Tim's start in the AV industry and his goals for AVNation, as well as his thoughts on what to look for at InfoComm, Apple HomePod, voice control, and more.
An Interview with Lutron Electronics' VP of Residential Sales
Watch Ron interview David Weinstein, the VP of Residential Sales at Lutron Electronics. David shared his insight on where the industry is heading, some of the main challenges and opportunities with lighting and shading, and a sneak peek of what’s coming up with Lutron and CEDIA. David offers some advice on how to take advantage of helpful resources provided by Lutron, such as ongoing training and marketing materials.